Work for MBFC

Fall 2021

Maryland Bobcats FC is offering multiple internship positions for the upcoming season.

  • Broadcast

  • Communications/Social Media 

  • Equipment Operations

  • Gameday Operations 

  • Sales & Sponsorships​

The Maryland Bobcats FC Internships are designed to give the opportunity to start/develop valuable skills and gain firsthand experience in the professional sports industry. During the Internship program(s), participants will be supervised by the Maryland Bobcats FC front office or coaching staff. Applicants working toward an undergraduate degree with an emphasis in sports management, sales, or other related field are preferred but not required.​

These positions will require weekly office and/or off-site event hours, attendance at ALL home matches and in some cases, away matches and team training sessions (as needed, depending on the role). All positions are UNPAID unless otherwise noted.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES:​

 

Sales & Sponsorships Internship​

  • Identify potential Sponsorship opportunities through multiple prospecting resources

  • Initiate new business from internal leads

  • Create and present business proposals to potential Corporate Partners

  • Maintain accurate reporting of Sales activity

  • Gameday operations (ticket sales, event set up and breakdown, Vendors, etc)

  • Assist with ticket sales activities and promotional events

  • Please note: This position includes a commission for each Sponsorship sold.

  • Please send a RESUME to evan@marylandbobcatsfc.com​

 

Equipment & Soccer Operations Internship​

  • Assist the head and assistant coach with pre-game set up of locker rooms and fields.

  • Assist with the post-game cleanup.

  • Ensure that the athletes are hydrated.

  • Maintain a clean, neat, and organized locker room.

  • Assist coaching staff with small tasks needed on daily basis, such as handling team uniforms, setting up the locker room(s), etc.

  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills required to work effectively with players, coaches, and other staff members.

  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and working relationships with players and personnel at all times.

  • Please send a RESUME to evan@marylandbobcatsfc.com​

 

Gameday Operations Internship (2-6 positions)​

  • Assist with coordination among other departments to ensure that all day of game set-up, giveaways, signage, etc. are met effectively.

  • Facilitate any visiting team’s needs; oversee all specific requests, working with various departments to facilitate those requests.

  • Facilitate requests made by front office staff, vendors, League officials and others as needed.

  • Developing timelines, itineraries, and checklists prior to events.

  • Coordinate pre-game events on the field in accordance with NISA rules and regulations.

  • Resolve customer service issues or work with supervisors if unable to do so alone.

  • Observe complex fields to ensure safety procedures, security procedures and equipment usage procedures are followed.

  • Update & maintain schedules for staff, complex and field usage

  • Develop and maintain all proper documentation & files for events

  • Please send a RESUME to evan@marylandbobcatsfc.com

Broadcast Internship ​

  • Assists the team reporter on gamedays with necessary tasks

  • Work with the team reporter to report on the game from the team’s perspective

  • Help set up/run game live stream with camera operator and commentators

  • Help with broadcast operation on home game days

  • Help tag highlights during stream to use in promo materials

  • Collaborate with other Maryland Bobcats FC promotional staff to create and share ideas for content on the team’s YouTube.

  • Communicate with local and regional media to promote Maryland Bobcats FC and promote coverage of the team

  • Please send a RESUME to evan@marylandbobcatsfc.com

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Communications/Social Media Internship (1-2 positions) ​

  • Work with the Director of Operations to report on the game from the team’s perspective

  • Write/publish game recaps on marylandbobcatsfc.com

  • Brainstorm feature content to promote certain players, stories, and personalities on the team

  • Collaborate with other Maryland Bobcats FC promotional staff to create and share ideas for content on the team’s website and the team’s social media platforms

  • Communicate with local and regional media to promote Maryland Bobcats FC and promote coverage of the team

  • Maintain a professional image and social media footprint while working for Maryland Bobcats FC

  • Please send a RESUME to evan@marylandbobcatsfc.com 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:​

  • Applicants working toward an undergraduate degree with an emphasis in marketing, public relations, sports management, or other communications related field are preferred but not required.

  • Must be able to work independently, have strong problem-solving skills and be detail oriented

  • Exceptional customer service skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Soccer experience and knowledge about the sport is a plus

  • [Communications/Social Media Intern ONLY] Must have at least have an iPhone 10, Samsung Galaxy/Note S9 or comparable model.

  • [Communications/Social Media Intern ONLY] Must have access to a laptop

  • [Communications/Social Media Intern ONLY] Proficient with Photoshop, Premiere Pro is a plus.

  • [Communications/Social Media Intern ONLY] Strong understanding of digital and social media platforms.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:​

  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull objects and materials (some up to 50 pounds)

 

HOW TO APPLY:​

  • Please send a RESUME to the email from the desired position's section

  • Use the subject line "INTERNSHIP APPLICATION"

  • Be sure to mention the position(s) you’re applying for (you can apply for more than one)

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:​

  • Maryland Bobcats FC is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetics, veteran status or political affiliation. 

 

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